Baroness Royall of Blaisdon

Labour Peer

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 11 October 2004

Positions held at time of appointment: Head of the European Commission Office in Wales. (from Number 10 press release)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Spokesperson (Equalities and Women's Issues) (17 Oct 2011 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Cabinet Office) (8 Oct 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Northern Ireland) (8 Oct 2010 to 5 Sep 2011)
  • Shadow Leader of the House of Lords (12 May 2010 to 27 May 2015)
  • Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, House of Lords (10 Jun 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Leader of the House of Lords and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (6 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, House Committee (Lords) (7 Oct 2008 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • President of the Council, Privy Council Office (6 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
  • Leader of the House of Lords and Lord President of the Council (Privy Council Office) (3 Oct 2008 to 5 Jun 2009)
  • Member, Committee for Privileges and Conduct (Lords) (28 Jan 2008 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Procedure and Privileges Committee (28 Jan 2008 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (Lords) (28 Jan 2008 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chief Whip (House of Lords), HM Household (25 Jan 2008 to 6 Oct 2008)
  • Chief Whip (House of Lords) (25 Jan 2008 to 5 Oct 2008)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (17 Nov 2007 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Accommodation Steering Group Committee (6 Nov 2007 to 26 Nov 2008)
  • Government Whip (17 Jun 2005 to 25 Jan 2008)
  • Member, Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee (29 Nov 2004 to 7 May 2005)

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